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  1. RECORDING: Steven Davis's a Oeperfectly Perfecta Soundtrack for Summer LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Jazz crooner Steven Davis ponders "What Happened To Romance," his first big band album due June 23, led by the original song featured in an international television commercial. Nashville, TN: Bolstering the belief that romance is always en vogue, crooner Steven Davis plies his big voice backed by a big band on the swinging set "What Happened To Romance," a charming meditation on love marrying timeless traits from another era to today's passionate demand for originality.

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  2. Tommy Steele stars in Glenn Miller musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    TOMMY Steele will take to the stage in The Glenn Miller Story at The Regent Theatre in Stoke. The musical will tell the tale of the world's most famous big band leader accompanied by a live 16-piece authentic Glenn Miller Orchestra.

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  3. Tone Cluster holds its ninth annual show tune competitionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Xtra!

    Show Tune Showdown is the queer choir's largest event of the year. The event raises funds for Tone Cluster's community appearances and regular season of concerts.

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  4. Singin' in the Rain: What a wonderful feelin'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    With Singin' in the Rain splashing down in Auckland next week, Lydia Jenkin talks to the show's leading man. As the man filling Gene Kelly's squishy shoes in the stage production of Singin' In The Rain , Grant Almirall makes no bones about the fact it's been tough work.

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  5. Free Concert Series Returns to Hubbard ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fox Point

    "Summer Sounds" Runs Wednesday Nights Starting July 9 Shorewood is pleased to bring back its popular musical series, "Summer Sounds," this season to beautiful Hubbard Park along the Milwaukee River. From jazz to oldies, big band to boss nova, these free outdoor concerts are sure to please anyone's musical taste buds.

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  6. Getting into swing with Glenn Miller Orchestra 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | UnionLeader.com

    The Glenn Miller Orchestra, one of the longest-running contemporary music acts in America, for decades has preserved the classic big-band music of the World War II era.

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  7. Willow Waterhole Music Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Houston Press

    ... Zydeco Dots, Nobody's Fool, Bayou City Brass and even the Conrad Johnson Orchestra, the ensemble carrying on the big-band legacy of the legendary Kashmere Stage Band director; eight bands from area schools, including Westbury High and HSPVA, will ...

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  8. An American in Paris Announces Plans for National TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Playbill

    The new Broadway musical An American in Paris announced April 24 that it will launch a national touring company in the 2016-2017 season. A production spokesperson said the tour will kick off in fall 2016.

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  9. Photo Flash: Rick McKay Shows the Magic of Luigi's Dance Classes in #TBT PostRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Rick McKay , the producer/director of the BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE Film Trilogy, just posted a set of photos of dance legend and creator of modern jazz dance Luigi in honor of Throwback Thursday. Scroll down for a look at Luigi at the shoot for McKay's upcoming film BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, set for release next year! Along with the images, McKay wrote: "I think these kind of capture the magic of his classes.

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  10. 'S Wonderful! An American in Paris Announces U.S. National TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Broadway

    C'est Magnifique! An American in Paris will dance its way on a U.S. national tour for the 2016-17 season. Based on the Oscar-winning film, the musical of hope, redemption and romance will announce further details about the production soon.

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  11. Making Waves at Cafe CarlyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WNYC-AM New York

    After changing into my evening clothes, which I didn't even know were in my closet, I took the train uptown to the classic Rosewood Hotel. When I got there, I checked my coat and was guided towards an inconspicuous door that read Cafe Carlyle.

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  12. LTHS to host senior citizen promRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Patch.com

    Area senior citizens, it's time to dust off your dancing shoes and don your party attire. Seniors are invited to listen and dance to Big Band music at the annual Seniors Citizen Prom.

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  13. The Pure Pleasure of 'An American in Paris'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | WNYC-AM New York

    The film "An American in Paris" was released in 1951 - so it's hard to believe that this is the first time a stage musical version has come to Broadway. But it was definitely worth waiting for.

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  14. Houston's 10 Best Concerts This Weekend: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Willow Waterhole, etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Houston Press

    ... Zydeco Dots, Nobody's Fool, Bayou City Brass and even the Conrad Johnson Orchestra, the ensemble carrying on the big-band legacy of the legendary Kashmere Stage Band director; eight bands from area schools, including Westbury High and HSPVA, will ...

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  15. Sound Observatory's Naked in Wonderland party presents Zoe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Times-Picayune

    Improvisers, experimenters and innovators have always bubbled under New Orleans' traditionalist surface, and plenty of those artists travel, too, between the musical worlds. The conservatory-trained saxophone and clarinet player Aurora Nealand is one of the city's most interesting young Renaissance performers.

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  16. Helen Mirren And Bradley Cooper Land Drama Desk Award NodsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | WENN Blog

    Dame Helen Mirren and Bradley Cooper have landed lead acting nominations for the upcoming 2015 Drama Desk Awards, thanks to their triumphant turns on Broadway. Mirren's latest portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience has earned her a nod in the Outstanding Actress in a Play category, going up against the likes of fellow Brit Carey Mulligan and Tonya Pinkins , while Cooper, who recently ended his run in The Elephant Man, will vie for the Outstanding Actor in a Play title with Bill Pullman and newcomer Alexander Sharp .

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  17. Weekend events: String Ensemble to give concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Erie Times News

    The Edinboro University String Ensemble will perform a concert, Sunday, 4 p.m., in the Dr. William P. Alexander Music Center, 110 Kiltie Road, Edinboro University. The Classic Film Series presents the musical "On the Town," starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra, Sunday, 2 p.m., in Taylor Little Theatre, Mercyhurst University.

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  18. I'm Your PuppetRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Nation

    My new Nation column is called " Remembering the Left-Wing Terrorism of the 1970s " and it's a discussion of Bryan Burrough's book on that topic, Days of Rage . This is an audio interview I did with The Writer's Voice about de Blasio, inequality and New York City and you can listen to it here .

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  19. Exuberant 'American in Paris' A Broadway HighlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CTNow.com

    This season on Broadway features multiple musicals that are based on iconic films. One of the most sublime among them is surely "An American in Paris," inspired by the multiple Oscar-winning 1950 musical by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and brilliantly choreographed by Gene Kelly.

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  20. 'Cuban Fire' brings hot jazz to DVHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Times Herald-Record

    The Upper Valley Winds jazz orchestra will present a concert called "Cuban Fire! A Tribute to Johnny Richards" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Delaware Valley High School auditorium.

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